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Plan B Worried About Bafta Judging Role

British singer/actor PLAN B was wary about joining the panel for the prestigious Rising Star prize at the upcoming BAFTA Awards - as he feared the actors would think him unworthy to judge their performances.Plan...

Plan B: 'Ill Manors Will Be Something Different'

Plan B thinks he "has something" better than any other film director because he had to make a feature on a budget. The British star - real name Ben Drew - has recently completed shooting...

Andrew Garfield Among Rising Star Nominees

Andrew Garfield and Emma Stone are among the five nominees for the Orange Rising Star Award at this year's BAFTAs. The 'Spider-Man' stars are joined by Gemma Arterton, Tom Hardy and Aaron Johnson on the...

Garfield & Stone Up For Bafta Rising Star Award

ANDREW GARFIELD is set to battle it out with his SPIDER-MAN co-star EMMA STONE for the prestigious Rising Star prize at the upcoming British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) Awards.The two actors, who...

Andrew Garfield Among Rising Star Nominees

Andrew Garfield and Emma Stone are among the five nominees for the Orange Rising Star Award at this year's BAFTAs. The 'Spider-Man' stars are joined by Gemma Arterton, Tom Hardy and Aaron Johnson on the...

The King's Speech & Black Swan Lead The Baftas Longlist

Hotly-tipped Oscars contenders THE KING'S SPEECH and BLACK SWAN look set to dominate the 2011 British Academy Film Awards after earning 15 nominations apiece in the event's longlist.Both films will compete in the Best Film...

Review Of The Year

It's been an incredible year in the world of showbiz, with the usual headline-grabbing antics, scandal, sleaze, celebrity births, star weddings, and bitter break-ups. Here, WENN takes a look back at the first six months...

New Scorsese/de Niro Collaboration Confirmed

MARTIN SCORSESE has confirmed he is reuniting with ROBERT DE NIRO for the first time since 1995 crime classic CASINO.Rumours the pair was in talks to star in their ninth collaboration surfaced earlier this year...

Matt Damon To Join Sci-fi Movie Elysium?

Matt Damon is in talks to join the cast of 'Elysium'.The Oscar-winning actor and screenwriter is reportedly in early negotiations to appear in Neill Blomkamp's upcoming sci-fi drama alongside the star of 'District 9' -...

Busy Walters Misses Out On Dream Role

Actress JULIE WALTERS was forced to turn down a dream role in her favourite British TV show CORONATION STREET earlier this year (10) - because she was too busy making movies.The Harry Potter star was...

Brit Tv Star Digby Died From Suffocation

An inquest into the death of British TV presenter KRISTIAN DIGBY has concluded the star suffocated during a botched solo sex game.The 32 year old's body was found at his home in Stratford, east London...

Charlize Theron For Princess Diana Role?

Charlize Theron could be set to play Princess Diana in a Hollywood movie.The South African-born actress is being lined up for the role, which tells the tale of the princess' relationship with former bodyguard Ken...

West Premieres New Film

KANYE WEST has premiered his 35-minute film RUNAWAY during a whistle-stop promotional trip to Europe.The rapper presented the short film in Paris, France on Tuesday (05Oct10) and officially premiered the project at the British Academy...

Richardson Puzzled By Acting's Prestige

Oscar-nominee MIRANDA RICHARDSON can't understand the snobbery surrounding the acting profession, and was left astounded at the lengths stars go to for an Academy Award.The Brit is a stalwart of the U.K. theatre, TV and...

Randy Quaid Arrested For Squatting

Actor RANDY QUAID and his wife are facing burglary charges after being arrested for squatting in their former home. The new owners of the house reported to police that Quaid had been living there without...

Nolan & Sheen To Be Honoured At Bafta/la Awards

Director CHRISTOPHER NOLAN and actor MICHAEL SHEEN will be honoured with special British Academy of Film and Television Arts Los Angeles (BAFTA/LA) awards at an upcoming ceremony.British moviemaker Nolan, whose current hit Inception, starring Leonardo...

Allison Janney Is Completely 'Shameless'

Award winning actress ALLISON JANNEY has taken on the role of Sheila in a brand new adaptation of hit UK show 'Shameless' to be aired in January 2011 on Showtime. Shameless is a remake of...

Glee Lands Nomination At Tv Choice Awards

GLEE continues to take the world by storm - the hit TV musical has landed a nomination at the U.K.'s TV Choice Awards.The BAFTA-nominated small screen comedy, about a high school glee club, will go...

Kendrick Praises Awards Rival Mo'nique

ANNA KENDRICK refused to be disheartened after failing to win any major acting accolades at this year's (10) glitzy awards ceremonies - because she was delighted to see rival MO'NIQUE win a huge haul for...

Kearns Disappointed Harrelson Is Not Shameless

Former SHAMELESS star GERARD KEARNS has thrown his support behind an upcoming American adaptation of the hit British TV show - but he's disappointed WOODY HARRELSON won't be taking the lead role.The BAFTA award-winning drama...

Screenwriter Plater Dies

British screenwriter ALAN PLATER died on Friday (25Jun10) after a battle with cancer. He was 75.Plater's agent tells the BBC he had been "very robust" until he was checked into a London hospice for his...

Oscar-winning Filmmaker Strick Dies

Oscar-winning director, screenwriter and producer JOSEPH STRICK has died from congestive heart failure at the age of 86.Strick, who was born in Pennsylvania, died on 1 June (10) in Paris, France, where he had lived...

Walters Calls For Drama Funding

Veteran actress JULIE WALTERS has urged TV companies to invest more in drama productions, because the shows are "important" to viewers.The Harry Potter star is a popular small screen regular in her native U.K. and...

Cowell Is Double Winner At Baftas

SIMON COWELL was delighted after taking home two prizes at the British Academy (BAFTA) Television Awards in London on Sunday (06Jun10).The former American Idol judge received a standing ovation as he accepted the Special Award...

Cowell To Be Honoured With Special Tv Bafta

SIMON COWELL will be presented with a special honour at next month's (Jun10) British Academy (BAFTA) Television Awards.The music mogul has been chosen by the Bafta committee to receive a trophy for his "outstanding contribution...

Harry Potter Stars Lead Bafta Tv Awards

HARRY POTTER stars HELENA BONHAM CARTER and JULIE WALTERS will battle it out at this year's (10) British Academy (BAFTA) Television Awards after they both received nominations in the Best Actress category.Bonham Carter's turn as...

Bowie's Ex Regrets Giving Up Child Custody

DAVID BOWIE's ex-wife regrets giving up custody of the former couple's son, moviemaker DUNCAN JONES - and wishes she could now be part of his life.Angie Bowie married the rocker in 1970 and they welcomed...

British Director Digby Dead

British director and TV presenter KRISTIAN DIGBY has been found dead at his home in London. He was 32.Digby was discovered at his home in Stratford, London on Monday morning (01Mar10) and pronounced dead by...

A Prophet Enchants Cesar Awards

Gritty prison drama A PROPHET dominated France's Cesar Awards on Saturday night (27Feb10) scooping nine of the coveted trophies.The movie, which won the best foreign film prize at the recent British Academy of Film and...

Avatar Leads Empire Awards Nominations

JAMES CAMERON's AVATAR is tipped to continue its winning streak at the upcoming Empire magazine film awards, after landing five top nominations.The 3D blockbuster received nods in the Best Film and Best Sci-Fi/Fantasy categories, while...

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